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Oldest living Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw celebrates 104th birthday

Oldest living Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw celebrates 104th birthday | Tuskegee Airmen | Scoop.it
An impeccably dressed Walter Crenshaw beamed from his wheelchair Sunday at the Veterans Home of California — West Los Angeles as he looked out at a sea of familiar faces.The oldest living documented original Tuskegee Airmen member turned...
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This conneted with my project today because he was a Tuskegee Airmen one point of time. The man had his 104th birthday. He fought for americans douring World War II. This man is honable for fighting for american citizens risking his life for America. Not many Airmen made it though. This had heart to be able to be up in that plane he didn't know if it would blow up or if he would die but he risk it all. How did he do it.

 

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Tuskegee Airmen (United States military unit)

Tuskegee Airmen (United States military unit) | Tuskegee Airmen | Scoop.it
Black servicemen of the U.S. Army Air Forces who trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama during World War II. They constituted the first African American flying unit in the U.S. military. In January...
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   On January 1921 the War Depatment formed 99th pusuit us army. Airmen got further traning in French Morcco. There was amission on June 2 1943. 992 pilots gradurated. 1578 missions was competed. 15533 storeis. Destroy 261 enermy aircafts. The Airmen got 850 medels.

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Tuskegee Airmen Inc. - The legacy of The Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee Airmen Inc. - The legacy of The Tuskegee Airmen | Tuskegee Airmen | Scoop.it
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   I learned that Tuskegee Airmen was history, and culture. I also learned that men could fly the airplanes. I learned what year it happen, wear it happen, why, and who started it. This experince opened doors that lead to other enterys. This happen during World War II.

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[Photograph of several Tuskegee airmen attending a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945]

[Photograph of several Tuskegee airmen attending a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945] | Tuskegee Airmen | Scoop.it
1 negative : film. | Photograph shows several Tuskegee airmen attending a briefing. First row: 1. Hiram E. Mann, Cleveland, OH, Class 44-F; 2. Unidentified; 3. Newman C. Golden, Cincinnati, OH, 44-G; 4.
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I can learn that the Tuskegee Airmen was only African Americans. There were many Tuskegee Airmen back during World War II. Where their many different ranks of Tuskegee Airmen. Could any kind of people join the Tuskegee Airmen. I can learn that teh Tuskegge Airmen would uniforms. How long could the be a Tuskegee Airmen beable to work. What was the age of retiryment.

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The Tuskegee Airmen: 5 Fascinating Facts

The Tuskegee Airmen: 5 Fascinating Facts | Tuskegee Airmen | Scoop.it
Find out more about the distinguished all-black unit portrayed in the new movie “Red Tails.”
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I learned that that Roosevelt help Airmen get up in the sky. Airmen shot down three German jets in one day. Airmen would shoot down any plane that was a enermy of the United States That was in World War II. This happen during World War II. If it wasn't for Roosevelt Airmen wouldn't get up in the air.

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